History Group La Raza
The beginnings of this familiar hospitality company date back to the first half of the twentieth century, when the year 1.932 José Rodríguez Cala assumed the regency of a wine manzanilla, Barbiana. The following property is acquired 1.939 with the transfer of the brewery Babiera in the central street Sierpes, that after intense reform, what was a typical establishment barrels transformed into a modern first class restaurant. Nace, so, The corals, which lies between the reference restaurants of the time, famous in those years for its bullfighting gatherings, to which came usually skilled as Juan Belmonte and Joselito el Gallo, among others.
and in 1.946, Group La Raza starts a new stage in which takes over the bar from the bus station Prado de San Sebastian, Hosteria del Prado, which converts, thanks to a major refurbishment, in a restaurant first order, unique in its category in those years and which is still open today.
Not until 1.954 when the restaurant The race, flagship and that names the Group, opens its doors. Since its inception, this restaurant has been a landmark of hospitality Seville, recognition that still holds today. Located in the Parque de María Luisa, where the Ibero-American Exposition held 1.929, the restaurant La Raza occupies what was the Pavilion Information.
In 1.977, It is undertaken a fundamental stage in the consolidation of Grupo La Raza, in which the first generational change and the company begins to be run by the founder's sons-produced. In 2005 the third generalcional relay to date occurs and now Grupo La Raza is run by four grandchildren of the founder.
In the year 2008, Group La Raza began a period of expansion with the acquisition of restoration services Hotel Los Seises (five years) and hotel and catering services FIBES, Exhibition and Congress Palace of Seville (two years).
And in recent years, They have opened the last establishments Group La Raza. Two establishments strategically located in the center of Seville, next to the popular Plaza del Salvador, usual meeting point of Seville: The corals, gastrobar with traditional and innovative tapas whose name recalls the primitive located in Sierpes, Y EntreCárceles, century-old tavern converted into abacería. And the third establishment, Rocala, in the mythical Gran Seville Square, in the building that for years housed El Toboso. Tastefully decorated and avant-garde gastronomy, Rocala, the latest culinary trends of the city adds.
One of the latest projects and the most ambitious undertaken so far by Group La Raza is the division of Catering, in addition to events in the establishments Group, It has sufficient infrastructure for events and celebrations anywhere in Spain. The proven experience of Grupo La Raza in this sector allows us to offer a comprehensive service which seamlessly blends gastronomic offer quality service with professionalism offered. Since 2008, Catering La Raza is the only catering Andalucia certified with the Q for Quality Tourism.